the SharePoint editions of Kanban
Task Manager, the kanban board is available in a SharePoint
site. The license is unlimited within the organization,
so you can have as many installations as you wish.
Kanban Task Manager uses as much standard SharePoint
features as possible, and therefore it is easy to understand
When you open the Kanban Task Manager kanban board
in SharePoint, you can reach the workgroup’s different projects
and tasks. New projects, phases and lanes can be added with
a few simple steps, and new tasks are created with a click.
The demo below shows the previous version of the sandboxed
solution. The add-in has the same design and features, except
for the move to another board, which is not possible with
Kanban board integrated in SharePoint
To have the kanban board in SharePoint gives several advantages:
Tasks are synchronized within the workgroup,
so everything is up to date and everyone can see what
It is easy to drag and drop tasks within
or between different phases and lanes.
Tasks for multiple projects can be displayed
in one kanban board.
Filter tasks by priority, project and responsible
and, if enabled, also by a custom field. The filter
is kept at refresh and browser restart, so users can
bookmark the filtered view and share its URL
with other users who have access to the same Kanban
Task Manager installation.
Every user can, for example, send a manager the path
to a filtered view that shows only that user's tasks.
If this is done regularly, it is easy for the manager
to track each team member's progress.
The captions "Project" and "Lane" can be
changed into something that suits the organization better.
Search of both subjects and body texts of
Right click on a task to open a details pane.
Checklist for each task. Create templates
for common task steps.
Set WIP limits for phases and lanes, to give
a warning when the predefined number of tasks is exceeded.
Set default values.
Set number of columns for each phase, for
optimal utilization of the screen space.
Graphic indicators on the kanban cards: high
and low priority, overdue and % completed.
Time logging for each task.
Support for multiple assignees. Search by
any of the assigned persons. A two-headed icon instead
of a profile picture/initials on the task cards.
Phases, projects and responsibles can be hidden.
Organizations with multiple installations can
move tasks between kanban boards (only the sandboxed
My Tasks gives a simple interface for users
who only need to see their own tasks. You can embed
My Tasks in any page, and the sandboxed solution can
fetch tasks from several kanban boards.
Kanban Task Manager has a custom task list,
but you may choose to use another SharePoint Tasks list
It is easy to manage several teams by going
into the different SharePoint-sites and study projects
More views in addition to the kanban board:
Timeline, tasks grouped by Responsible
Timeline, tasks grouped by Project
Project view with pie charts that show tasks
Daily trend view, line chart with task statuses
from the last 30 days (currently only the sandboxed
Day report view, task activities on a specified
day (currently only the sandboxed solution).
Not Assigned view
Statistics reports are automatically generated
to Excel. The data can be studied and shown with all
the features of Excel.
Subscriptions from EUR 158/ USD 190 per month
for the Minimum level.
We however recommend at least the Medium level,
at EUR 183 / USD 209, which gives you licenses to
additional kalmstrom.com products that further enhance
your Kanban Task Manager.